The Soil Underground

  • Putting Your Garden to Bed

    Putting your garden to bed simply means preparing your growing space for winter, priming for success come the spring planting season. It's a sure-fire way to promote soil health and lead to a successful gardening season. 
  • Fall Planting

    Has the summer gotten away from you? There's still time to plant for a bountiful fall harvest!
  • Time to Debate The Meaning of Infrastructure

    All infrastructure is a political, economic, and environmental investment. It either advances equity or deteriorates it. Let's have a conversation about the kind of infrastructure we should be promoting and the kinds we should be combating.
  • Co-Founder Interviewed on CLE Foodcast

    One of our co-founders, Daniel Brown, was recently interviewed on the CLE Foodcast to discuss the work here at Tilth and the importance of the work...
  • Taking a Cue from Re-use Brilliance in the Gardens of Cleveland’s AsiaTown

    Cleveland's Asiatown is full of creative, brilliant, up-cycled gardens that inspire us in our work on a daily basis. These adaptive re-purposing of everyday objects for the intention of local food production are a lesson in what adaptation, ingenuity, and urban food production can and should look like: making use of what we have to better support our community.
  • The Soil Underground

  • Succession Planting in your Garden

    Succession planting is a great way to get the most out of your growing season. Learn about what to plant, when to havest, and how to get multiple growing cycles out of your garden in a single season.
  • Unpacking the good: Community Supported Agriculture

    Take a closer look at how Community Supported Agriculture got started, supports local farmers, and might be one of the keys toward a more sustainable & equitable food system. 
  • Setting Your Garden Up For Success

    Some advice from a seasoned farm manager on simple tips to ensure that your garden will be successful this year. The four main things to focus on are: organization, sanitation, watering, and weed management.
  • Raise Your Garden Game

    A recap of our workshop with Michael Bartunek of Grow at Home, on the proper planning, structure, maintenance, and management of your raised beds. Follow these helpful tips and your raised beds will be productive while keeping overly onerous maintenance at bay. 
  • Look Closely At Compost

    Creating compost might seem like a simple, albeit involved, act for some but for Nathan Rutz, our Director of Soil, the making of compost and in turn, Tilth Soil, is more of a calling then anything. Take a dive into the mind of Nathan to better understand the passion we have for the creation of excellent soils.
  • Seed Starting Workshop: A Recap

    Seed Starting: Find your neighbors and share what works (and what didn’t) because conditions like soil, water, and sun vary yard by yard. It’s a good reminder that gardening is best practiced with a little patience and perseverance; like all things, it takes tending.